I’ve developed influencer envy – and the influencer is a dog | Dogs- Tempemail

The ecosystem connecting influencer and influenced is a fragile one, particularly now. A business model built on selling dreams and aspirations when our wildest aspiration is “a pleasant evening”, to quote the name of a friend’s jigsaw of a beer garden, is a tough ask. We need to envy the Continue Reading

Where’s Cookie? Stars help in Epping Forest hunt for runaway whippet | Dogs- Tempemail

Thermal drones, K9 tracker dogs, stake-outs and desperate pleas from Pixie Lott, Jennifer Saunders and Anita Rani: the hunt for Cookie the whippet – lost in Epping Forest since November – is gathering pace. The 18-month-old sighthound went missing eight weeks ago in the 6,000-acre forest, after spotting a herd Continue Reading

Watch Dogs Legion review – fight fascism in a futuristic London | Games

Video games have become extraordinarily adept at simulating geography, from Assassin’s Creed’s detailed, architecturally accurate takes on ancient Egypt or 18th-century Paris to Microsoft Flight Simulator’s virtual simulacrum of the Earth’s surface. But they are still no good at simulating people, and their cities are populated with reactive automatons who Continue Reading

Video-game London in Watch Dogs Legion shows us the darkest timeline | Games

Armed militia stroll around London, picking fights where they please and shutting down small gatherings of masked protesters demanding their freedoms on street corners. Drones buzz above, monitoring citizens’ movements and following anyone suspicious. In Watch Dogs Legion’s future dystopian British capital, Brexit happened years ago, Scotland has seceded from Continue Reading

Watch Dogs and the Stanley Parable are currently free on the Epic Games Store

What just happened? More free ways of passing the time is something we all could appreciate right now. Thankfully, the Epic Games Store is here to help. As it does every seven days, the platform is giving away two games. This week, it’s Watch Dogs and The Stanley Parable. Watch Continue Reading

Ads We Like: Singapore dog shelters form a pack to highlight bias towards street dogs- Tempemail

A group of Singapore-based dog shelters have come together to launch a campaign to raise awareness of the bias faced by dogs from shelters, especially those with added special requirements, such as disability or old age. The campaign, created by CAS (Causes for Animals Singapore), ASD (Action for Singapore Dogs), Continue Reading

HQ Trivia hosts final drunken quiz after investors pull plug: ‘My dogs are going to starve!’ | Technology- Tempemail

Online quiz app HQ Trivia, which at its peak was played by more than 2 million people a day, has hosted its last game – with inebriated hosts awarding a total prize pool of US$5. Described as a “final drunken hurrah”, the app’s last broadcast was watched by 28,000 people Continue Reading

Reigning cats and dogs: why grumpy animals rule the internet | Life and style- Tempemail

Name: Grumpy animals. Age: Young-ish. What, seriously? Grumpy animals? Is this a thing? I’m afraid so. On the world wide web, I’m thinking? Correct. Go on then, who – what – are they? So, in Taiwan, there’s a cat called Meow Meow who comes with a natural Batman mask and Continue Reading

Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone – Strategy – Cloud- Tempemail

Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners’ absence, after finding that nearly 74 percent of UK pet-owners play music for their animals. The Swedish audio-streaming business company said it has launched a podcast featuring soothing music, “dog-directed praise”, stories, and messages of Continue Reading

Ubisoft delays Watch Dogs: Legion, Rainbow Six Quarantine, and Gods & Monsters

If you were looking forward to some of Ubisoft’s more highly-anticipated upcoming games, such as Watch Dogs: Legion or Rainbow Six Quarantine, we have some unfortunate news for you today. Both of those games, as well as the beautiful-looking adventure title “Gods & Monsters,” have been delayed. We don’t know Continue Reading